This 2-man set includes the Squad’s radio man carrying the ‘SCR-538’ backpack radio with a telephone handset. Because of the extra weight of the radio and its batteries most radio operators carried the lighter M1 Carbine as a personal weapon. Most ‘Squad Leaders’ were corporals however some sergeants would also take up this role. Chances are, our Squad Leader is a ‘Sergeant’ as he’s carrying the Thompson submachine gun which was a rare weapon for junior NCOs to carry.
One of Otto Skorzeny's "imitation" American GI's faces a firing squard.
Three cold GI's huddle together for warmth.
The ubiquitous jeep, but probably one you’ve never seen before! Armour plate protects the front of the engine as well as three sides of the driver/ passenger area. A 30...